Definition of Wi-Fi

Want to know what Wi-Fi really means? Check out this definition from our sister site Whatis.com.

Wi-Fi (short for "wireless fidelity") is the popular term for a high-frequency wireless local area network (WLAN).

The Wi-Fi technology is rapidly gaining acceptance in many companies as an alternative to a wired LAN. It can also be installed for a home network. Wi-Fi is specified in the 802.11b specification from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and is part of a series of wireless specifications together with 802.11, 802.11a, and 802.11g. All four standards use the Ethernet protocol and CSMA/CA (carrier sense multiple access with collision avoidance) for path sharing.....to read more, click  here.

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